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Turkish translation of “abuse”

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abuse

noun
 
 
/əˈbjuːs/
WRONG USE [C, U] B2 when something is used for the wrong purpose in a way that is harmful or morally wrong
istismar etme, kötüye kullanma
drug/alcohol abuse abuse of public moneyUsing and misusing
VIOLENCE [U] B2 violent, cruel treatment of someone
kaba ve çirkin davranma
child abuse sexual abuse Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
LANGUAGE [U] rude and offensive words said to another person
başkasına kaba va aşağılayıcı söz söyleme, küfretme
Rival fans shouted abuse at each other.Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
(Definition of abuse noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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